Proving Gig Speed
nanog at ics-il.net
Tue Jul 17 15:35:00 UTC 2018
Intelligent Computing Solutions
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brant Ian Stevens" <branto at argentiumsolutions.com>
To: nanog at nanog.org
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 9:47:35 AM
Subject: Re: Proving Gig Speed
"There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home."
"640K ought to be enough for anybody."
On 7/17/18 10:41 AM, Mike Hammett wrote:
> 10G to the home will be pointless as more and more people move away from Ethernet to WiFi where the noise floor for most installs prevents anyone from reaching 802.11n speeds, much less whatever alphabet soup comes later.
> Mike Hammett
> Intelligent Computing Solutions
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Tinka" <mark.tinka at seacom.mu>
> To: "K. Scott Helms" <kscott.helms at gmail.com>
> Cc: "NANOG list" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 7:11:35 AM
> Subject: Re: Proving Gig Speed
> On 17/Jul/18 14:07, K. Scott Helms wrote:
>> That's absolutely true, but I don't see any real alternatives in some
>> cases. I've actually built automated testing into some of the CPE
>> we've deployed and that works pretty well for some models but other
>> devices don't seem to be able to fill a ~500 mbps link.
> So what are you going to do when 10Gbps FTTH into the home becomes the norm?
> Perhaps laptops and servers of the time won't even see this as a
> rounding error :-\...
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